Latest: DA: Murder suspect wanted to 'clean up the streets'

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the indictment of a U.S. Border Patrol agent on a capital murder charge in the slaying of four women (all times local): 3:35 p.m. ...

Border Patrol agent charged with capital murder in Texas

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent who confessed to shooting four women in the head and leaving their bodies on rural Texas roadsides has been indicted on a capital murder charge, a prose...

4 Vietnamese prostitutes arrested in western Taiwan after brothel exposed on YouTube

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police have raided a brothel in western Taiwan and arrested 12, including four Vietnamese women, after a YouTube video of the young, nubile women inside attracted one million v...

Japanese psychedelic rock band to perform at Pipe Live Music venue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Japanese psychedelic rock band "Acid Mothers Temple" is going to perform at Pipe Live Music in Taipei on Nov. 29. The series event, titled "Originalive" ...

Spanish court rules union of sex workers illegal

MADRID (AP) — Spain's National Court has outlawed a union of sex workers, saying that recognition of the group amounted to making the exploitation of prostitutes legal. Wednesday's r...

Thai, Chinese prostitutes busted in Taipei's Guangzhou Street Night Market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Thai woman, Chinese woman, and Taiwanese man were arrested on Monday (Nov. 5) in connection with a call girl operation in Taipei City's Guangzhou Street Night M...

4 Thai prostitutes arrested in northern Taiwan, John cries foul over fake bra size

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police raided an apartment in the northern Taiwan city of Keelung, where they nabbed four Thai prostitutes and two Taiwanese customers, one of whom complained that he had been ...

Babysitter indicted for 'Six-hour Nonstop Electric Sex Party' in New Taipei 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Eleven people, including two women and nine men, have been indicted for participating in a sex party at a love hotel organized by a babysitter in New Taipei City in M...

DEA's high-profile Colombia post roiled by misconduct probes

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — New turmoil has roiled the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's high-profile office in Colombia, where at least three agents have left in recent months amid investigations in...

Side effect of trafficking law: More street prostitution?

NEW YORK (AP) — Recent crackdowns targeting the sex-for-hire industry have reduced the number of commercial ads on the internet and helped fight online trafficking. But activists and police say the ef...

Relatives: Women killed in Texas more than troubles endured

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Janelle Ortiz dreamed of becoming famous. Melissa Ramirez imagined a day when the street wasn't home and drugs not her preoccupation. Claudine Luera just ached to see her children...

Women slain in Border Patrol case endured trying lives

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Janelle Ortiz dreamed of becoming famous. Melissa Ramirez imagined a day when the street wasn't home and drugs not her preoccupation. Claudine Luera just ached to see her children...

The Latest: Council member calls women's deaths a hate crime

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the deaths of four women who authorities say were killed by a Border Patrol agent (all times local): 10:20 p.m. An elected leader...

The Latest: Bond $2.5M for Texas border agent in 4 deaths

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a Border Patrol agent accused in the killing of four women in Laredo, Texas (all times local): 9:50 a.m. A South Texas Border Patrol su...

Prosecutor: Border agent charged in 2-week killing spree

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas authorities have charged a U.S. Border Patrol supervisor with murdering four female sex workers during a two-week killing spree that ended when a fifth woman escaped from him and ...